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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Pit G 77625, on top of large wooden anthropoid c

Dimensions

Overall: 0.6 cm (1/4 in.)

Accession Number

29-12-240g4

Medium or Technique

Granite and Silver

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Two Wedjats with beads still in position, sticking to cloth. One is granite, the other silver stained.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Pit G 77625, on top of large wooden anthropoid coffin; left hand. 1929 : excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition